* 1. In general, my view of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine's preparation of graduates is:

* 2. As employees, how do you compare UTCVM graduates in your practice with employees who are graduates of other DVM programs?

* 3. How many total UTCVM graduates do you currently employ?

* 4. How many total veterinarians are in your practice?

For questions #5 - #30, please rate the 2012 UTCVM graduate specified in the letter you received.

* 5. Ability to communicate effectively with clients

* 6. Ability to communicate with other veterinarians

* 7. Ability to communicate effectively with staff

* 8. Ability to handle conflict effectively

* 9. Ability to complete a thorough patient history and examination

* 10. Ability to diagnose patient conditions

* 11. Ability to interpret laboratory results

* 12. Ability to interpret radiographs

* 13. Ability to perform common surgical procedures (including OHE, neuter, declaw, laceration repairs, biopsy and other procedures)

* 14. Ability to perform major surgical procedures (including bone fracture fixation, GDV, intestinal anastomosis and other procedures)

* 15. Ability to develop a patient treatment plan

* 16. Knowledge of medical principles

* 17. Knowledge of surgical principles

* 18. Ability to administer general anesthesia

* 19. Ability to manage emergency cases

* 20. Knowledge and ability of veterinary dentistry

* 21. Skill in handling animals

T